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About chris and gordon's private rented sector blog

we are two people living in Brighton who have both been through the 'hostel' system. I (Chris) have been street homeless, I am currently a recovering alcoholic living in a privately rented flat. I (Gordon) have a degree of media studies from University of Westminster. I've had many psychological problems, but am now nearly recovered. I live on my own in a privately rented flat. Disclaimer Any information including photography given in PRS Blog is the responsibility of Chris and Gordon's blog and may not be published elsewhere except with their permission and they will try and use names and pictures of people only with their permission. Contentious statements will be kept to a minimum and hope that libellous statements aren't made. The blog is published with good intent and it is hoped to publish material which will be constructive and of benefit to others who may use the service.

The Recovery Course

Brighton Recovery College     It has been suggested that I blog about my experiences on coping with Bi Polar disorder at Brighton Recovery College. This is part of a series of courses designed to aid mental health recovery. I … Continue reading

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Brexit out Great Brit-in

Brexit out-Great Brit-in. by JGSP Mmm…I was just dreaming of a place where people lived in harmony and the age of Aquarius was dawning. This was maybe to be the United States of Europe. Funny how the UK media can … Continue reading

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Soggy

A Brush With Homelessness.   It was a coach trip with parents and sister. The coach parked in Salisbury coach park, and we were to be back by 16.00 hours. We had been to the Cathedral.  It started to rain … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book From the original story by Rudyard Kipling comes the remake of the Walt Disney classic film. This time it’s in 3D and actuality jungle-look.  It’s certainly colossal; there are stampedes, avalanches, waterfalls vicious annual fights and multiple … Continue reading

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Should read: Chris and the Children

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Chris and the Chikdren

Chris is composed after his experiences; a twelve week course teaching eight to eleven year olds about homelessness The series of talks were based on his insight into the time when he was a homeless person. He lived in Hostel accommodation … Continue reading

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Affinity Sutton meets BHT

Affinity Sutton to Brighton Housing Trust   A change of scene for residents. Over 100 flats which had been administered by Affinity Sutton (the business with a social purpose) were acquired back by Brighton Housing Trust. They had been with … Continue reading

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